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Forum: Autodesk Software General

This is a general forum for all questions and comments relating to Autodesk products not catered for in other forums. Questions about Impression, Maya, DWG TrueView, NavisWorks, Buzzsaw etc. are all fair game.

  1. Metric pain in the butt

    I hardly ever deal with drawing anything in metric much less drawing anything at all since all I do is layout fire alarm stuff but why can't AutoCAD use a plugin or something instead of having to use...

    Started by Ski_Me‎, 11th May 2018 03:47 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    12th May 2018 07:27 am Go to last post
  2. Autodesk Advance Steel Tutorial/Video required

    Good day Will someone please help. Could you propose a tutorial or video that demonstrates how to design a simple lattice structure from scratch (not import) - in Autodesk Advance Steel (any...

    Started by searching Fox‎, 11th Apr 2018 01:23 pm
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    11th Apr 2018 01:23 pm Go to last post
  3. Vault 2018 layer values reset when renaming Xrefs through vault

    Hi Guys I had an issue with Vault 2018 (RTM) | Build that i wanted to make people aware of. So I renamed Xrefs for some drawings. So I renamed Xrefs I did this though the rename wizard in...

    Started by SunnyTurtle‎, 9th Feb 2018 05:32 am
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  4. CFD & Moving Parts

    Now that I'm working with contact sets, gears & moving parts, I want to know how I can export the machine to CFD to see how fluid will interact with the moving parts.

    Started by Rubo‎, 2nd Feb 2018 11:04 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    5th Feb 2018 01:19 pm Go to last post
  5. Fine Tuning

    Can someone help me with contact sets/assembly? I'm looking to see how to make gears fit.

    Started by Rubo‎, 26th Jan 2018 04:20 am
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  6. I need a link for a free DWG viewer

    I am using a 64 bit machine on occasion that I cannot install my versions of AutoCAD on, and yet I would like to at least view Autocad files with it. If someone has a link for a free 64 bit DWG...

    Started by sanchez‎, 9th Jul 2016 02:47 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    22nd Dec 2017 06:35 pm Go to last post
  7. How to 2D drawings, topview or front view from Navis works drawings

    Does anybody know if it is possible to get 2D drawing converted from Navis work modeling? Thanks.

    Started by Sengna‎, 9th Aug 2017 06:56 pm
    navis works.
    • Replies: 6
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    16th Aug 2017 12:04 am Go to last post
  8. Autodesk triueview has a built-in converter

    For those of who did not know trieview has a built-in converter so no more need to ask for the drawing to be saaved in ealier version. User can convert to 2000 version +.. here's the link to...

    Started by ROBP‎, 22nd Sep 2016 11:09 am
    • Replies: 3
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    22nd Sep 2016 04:10 pm Go to last post
  9. Question Design Review only showing part of the DWG

    I have Trueview 2013 and Design Review 2013 installed. Some files open and show all layers merged together and all the contents of the DWG file. Most, however, are just showing the left side of the...

    Started by jlcnuke‎, 6th Jul 2016 12:54 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    6th Jul 2016 02:02 pm Go to last post
  10. Design review merge

    Gents, I submit many packages to teams in the field, I tend to get back 5 - 8 sets of red lines from various people with the same revision of drawings, some pages have been left out in the rain,...

    Started by Kemphas‎, 3rd Jun 2016 09:35 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    8th Jun 2016 10:46 pm Go to last post
  11. Navisworks Materials

    We are using an OS tile in autocad to create a 3D model, we are simply extruding the buildings as a block. we are then importing the drawing into Navisworks and applying materials to the block. The...

    Started by bennett87‎, 26th Feb 2009 11:32 pm
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 8,138
    19th Apr 2016 12:59 am Go to last post
  12. Fusion 360 support forums?

    Hello, I've been searching the web for Fusion 360 support forums and I have only found the official one, there is no Stack Exchange either. I'm not getting good support at the official one, do...

    Started by perigalacticon‎, 8th Apr 2016 01:26 am
    forum, fusion 360
    • Replies: 4
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    14th Apr 2016 07:04 pm Go to last post
  13. Showcase 2015 - No textures

    When I import a model from Inventor (2015) I start to select which parts I want to assign to a specific material. But only one of them get with structure and the other not?? Why, I mark all at the...

    Started by IronHorse‎, 19th Feb 2016 02:48 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    28th Feb 2016 07:35 pm Go to last post
  14. Autodesk ReCap

    Hi all, I am new to point cloud information having worked with 2D for a long time, now venturing into 3D and discovering point cloud. I'm currently working on a light rail job where our surveyors...

    Started by dkeran‎, 19th Nov 2015 02:59 pm
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    27th Nov 2015 07:46 pm Go to last post
  15. Any AutoCAD OEM users out there?

    Hey guys, I'm very new here, but you have been a great resource to me already. I'm curious if there are any OEM users out there. I'm using a CADCAM software built on AutoCAD, but since it is an...

    Started by ArtimusMill‎, 18th Jun 2015 02:34 pm
    autocad oem, oem
    • Replies: 5
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    23rd Nov 2015 03:56 pm Go to last post
  16. Plant 3d object enablers for navis simulate 2016

    Hello, I'm bringing in dwgs of pipework designed in plant 3d but because I don't have plant 3dd on my machine in navis they're partly wireframe. Is there a way of getting or adding the object...

    Started by Panda‎, 17th Nov 2015 11:56 pm
    • Replies: 0
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    17th Nov 2015 11:56 pm Go to last post
  17. .net4.5 is not installed. DWG TrueVIEW 2015 installation stops

    I have windows 8.1 pro 64 bit and running autocad 2012 x64. I'm trying to install DWG trueview 2015. During instllation, I get message .net4.5 is not installed. DWG TrueVIEW 2015 - English cannot...

    Started by rock1‎, 16th Nov 2015 06:23 am
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    16th Nov 2015 06:23 am Go to last post
  18. What is Vanilla AutoCAD?

    Can someone tell me what Vanilla AutoCAD is? I've noticed it coming up in posts but have no idea what it is.

    Started by Bogbadbob658‎, 27th Mar 2012 12:28 pm
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    22nd Jun 2015 03:19 pm Go to last post
  19. AutoCAD Dstv

    HI , what is DGN files. What is the full form of DSTV Let me know a DGN can convert to DSTV file . There is any additional software needed for creating DSTV, besides autocad 2007 OR Please...

    Started by krishnakumar‎, 15th Sep 2009 08:15 am
    • Replies: 9
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    20th Jun 2015 12:22 pm Go to last post
  20. AEC Objects research

    Im using vanilla autoad 2010. As most of us, we get drawings from external consultant of other disciplines. Since they might use vertical product and we use vanilla autocad, AEC are not quiet...

    Started by samifox‎, 1st Jun 2015 07:52 pm
    • Replies: 0
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  21. Autocad Architecture compatability

    If I do a drawing in AutoCAD Architecture 2014 will it open and have editing capabilities in AutoCAD 2012? I don't have A.A. 2014 yet but I have AutoCAD Map 2012 at work and I need to do the work at...

    Started by jimmyjames‎, 20th May 2015 08:02 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    22nd May 2015 02:34 am Go to last post
  22. FROM Autocad Arch. 2008 to A.A. 2014

    Does anyone have experience with both versions. I have the 2008 version and I'm gonna upgrade to the A.A. 2014 version. Just wanted a little heads up on some major changes. One thing I especially is...

    Started by jimmyjames‎, 20th May 2015 10:05 pm
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    20th May 2015 10:05 pm Go to last post
  23. DXF Windows Preview

    Hi Guys, Hope you're all well! Not sure where this should go looking at the board, and this seemed the most appropriate of places. Just a quickie... In a Windows Explorer window it is possible...

    Started by Nayfb‎, 23rd Apr 2015 03:05 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    23rd Apr 2015 09:03 pm Go to last post
  24. Question Find Viewport Scale in DWG TrueView?

    Finding the Paperspace Viewport Scale in DWG TrueView: any way to obtain this info? Hit up Google with no real good leads. Thanks in advance! -TZ

    Started by tzframpton‎, 1st Apr 2015 04:52 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    1st Apr 2015 09:06 pm Go to last post

    Hi everyone this is my first time using this service & i have an Autodesk Fabrication CAD MEP question if i may. when coverting my drawings from 3d to 2d using create 2d command obviously it does...

    Started by notlob‎, 25th Mar 2015 05:30 am
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 9,371
    26th Mar 2015 05:31 am Go to last post

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